Bhupendra Ghimire was born in Okhaldhunga (Close to Everest region), rural part of Nepal,. He has a Master's Degree in Education. He is the founder and Executive Director of VIN.
He has gained experiences being a teacher and principal in different schools for about 8 years. He has worked as a programme coordinator and teacher trainer for several years for a British Charity. He has also worked on community mobilization, children / youth development, teacher development and staffs development.
He has visited to the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Romania, Poland, UAE, Pakistan, India for his official business.
His aim is to be a successful Non profit organization leader. He has trained over 1000 overseas volunteers and Nepali teachers in TEFL from different organizations. He is also a life member of NELTA, ELTecs and Asian TEFL. IATEFL. He has delivered over 6 dozen workshops and trainings for teachers, School Management Committee members, Parent-Teacher Association members, Community Mobilizers and children clubs.
“Bhupi is an exceptional leader and visionary. VIN is, by far, a leading NGO in Nepal, this due, in large part, to Bhupi's steadfast dedication. With a sense of humor, and commitment to the betterment of the people of Nepal, Bhupi oversees the organization of volunteers from around the globe. Bhupi's vision and work with the international volunteers has definitively changed the landscape of communities in Nepal, as well that of global volunteering programs. It is with great pleasure, that I recommend Bhupendra.”
Susan Greenwald, Mathematics Teacher / Technology Integration Specialist (Classrooms for the Future Coach), Cheltenham High School (colleague)